They’ve been linked to the decline of honeybees and now a growing body of scientists say the world’s most widely used insecticides are also toxic to a wide range of animals including terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates, marine life and birds.
Earth Focus presents “Neonicotinoids: The New DDT?” a report investigating the science and controversy behind neonciotinoids, insecticides used on some 200 million acres of US cropland as well as in common home and garden products.
The program premieres on KCET (Southern and Central California) on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8:30 pm Pacific Time and nationally on on Link TV (DIRECTV 375, DISH Network 9410) on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm Eastern. A press release announcing the broadcast and with more information about the program is attached. The program has been made possible with the generous support of Harriett Crosby.